Hot Shot Basketball Contest Dec. 4

Free for all competitors, the 23rd Annual Basketball Hot Shot Contest will be held Sunday, Dec. 4 at 12:30 p.m., at the Osage Centre. The contest is sponsored by the Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department and the Bank of Missouri.

Competitors must shoot from 5 “hot spots” on the court in 3, one-minute rounds. Shooting distance and goal height will vary according to the following age groups: 7-9, 10-12, 13-16. Winners will be announced in each group, as well as an overall champion.

Pre-registration is preferred. Additional registration begins at 12 p.m. before the event. Information and forms are available at local schools, the A. C. Brase Arena, and Osage Centre, and by calling the Parks and Recreation Department at 573-339-6340.